CONGRATS, CLASS OF 2021.
The University of West Georgia is pleased to announce we will host the Class of 2021 Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, July 24.
Nearly 800 University of West Georgia graduates walked across the stage toward the next step of their lives at the university’s Summer 2021 Commencement Saturday.
The UWG Police Department, in partnership with Carrollton Police Department and Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, hosted an active shooter training exercise on-campus earlier this month, preparing first responders to isolate and neutralize an active shooter, as well as administer aid during the staged crisis.
The DAISY Foundation recently recognized two UWG nursing faculty members for their outstanding contributions to the future of the profession. Dr. Nancy Capponi and Susie Jonassen were nominated for the recognition by students and fellow faculty members from UWG’s Tanner Health System School of Nursing.
Putting Others First: McCraw, Professor Emeritus, Donates Major Gift to UWG’s Richards College of Business
Whether through service in the military or his years as a revered professor at the University of West Georgia, Dr. Joseph “Harrison” McCraw Jr. has always put others first.
Dr. Ralitsa Akins is not only the first person in her family to earn two doctoral degrees, she’s the first to receive a higher education degree at all. An orthopedic surgeon turned accomplished academic leader, Akins now begins her journey as the new vice provost of UWG, employing her unique perspective and remarkable skillset to help ensure a positive impact on the lives of students.
A young Dr. Daryush Ila would often become frustrated in his rocket club, charmingly known as the Rocketeers. The prefabricated projectiles didn’t go nearly as high as he imagined, so the 13-year-old took it upon himself to build his own engines and fuel.
- Aug 7 Campus CenterAug 7 / Sat, 09:00pm - 11:00pm
- Aug 11 University Wide (UWG)Aug 11 / Wed
- Aug 15 John Tanner State ParkAug 15 / Sun, 12:00pm - 05:00pm
- Sep 4 University Wide (UWG)Sep 4 / Sat